Posts tagged "rape"

Today In Terribleness: Polygamists, Evil Dads, And Girl Hating Gamers

More than half of the teen girls taken from the polygamist compound in Texas earlier this month have children or are pregnant. A total of 463 children were taken into…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 29, 2008 - 12:00 pm

Supergirl Gets Divorce

Kids grow up so fast these days. By 3rd grade, I had definitely played pretend bride, but a girl in Yemen was forced to do it for reals. At the…

Simcha | April 28, 2008 - 5:30 pm

Soap Operas Turn Rapists Into Heartthrobs

I’ve watched soap operas since I was a wee one — my first memory, practically, is of Luke & Laura’s wedding on General Hospital, which incidentally took place on November…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 17, 2008 - 12:30 pm

Polygamist Compound Raided

While it may take until 2009 for HBO’s hot hit Big Love to start its third season, there’s some real life polygamy drama going down in Texas and Warren Jeffs…

Simcha | April 7, 2008 - 2:30 pm

“I Was Raped” Shirt Sparks Controversy & Discussion

So, what do you think of this t-shirt? Kind of hard to read right? Made by writer, journalist, and feminist activist Jennifer Baumgardner (author of Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism And

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 4, 2008 - 1:30 pm

Brave Female Cops Got Your Back

Female police officers working for the transit authority in Boston are going undercover to catch crooks red-handed… while the perps are grabbing them. These brave ladies in blue are allowing…

Simcha | March 24, 2008 - 7:00 pm

Dear Abby Diddles In Disturbing Territory

We take Dear Abby’s advice with a grain of salt, but this doozie takes the cake. “Enraged In Rochester” writes that during a visit to his family’s home, he and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 19, 2008 - 7:30 pm

Is Rape Ever Funny?

Touchy subject, I know. Once a week I write a round-up for Jezebel, Gawker Media’s women’s site, about the misogyny that runs rampant on all of the web’s gossip blogs.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 5, 2007 - 7:34 pm
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